The AMC 10 and 12  cover high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills. This is the premier math contest for high school students in the United States as it is the first step towards qualifying for the US Math Olympiads Team
The AMC 10 is for students in 10th grade and below, and covers the high school curriculum up to 10th grade. Students in grade 10 or below and under 17.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 10. The AMC 12 covers the entire high school curriculum including trigonometry, advanced algebra, and advanced geometry, but excluding calculus. Students in grade 12 or below and under 19.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 12.
There are 2 exams, the A and the B, given on 2 different dates. Both of these exams have 2 versions, the 10 and the 12.  Students may  test of both dates but may only participate in the AMC 10 or the AMC 12 on each date. 
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CONTEST FORMAT:

  • In-person
  • Online option available IF requested no later than October 31st.
  • 25 – questions
  • 75 minutes
  • Multiple choice
  • No calculators allowed

WHO:
AMC 10 – Grades 10 & below.  Recommended for grades 8-10.
AMC 12 – Grades 12 & below.  Recommended for grades 9-12.

WHEN:
For both exams, A and B, check-in begins at 5:30 PM and contest starts at 6:00 PM.
AMC 10/12 A is November 10th.
AMC 10/12 B is November 16th.

WHERE: 
NNVMath Clubhouse located at 1480 Linda Way, Sparks, NV.

COST: 
Before October 12: $10 with guaranteed testing spot.
After October 12: $17 and only if spots are available.

REGISTRATION:
Student in grades 10 or below who want to take the AMC 12 should register first and then email Sherry@NNVMath.org to clarify which version they want to take.
Registration for all contests are through MyNNVMath.org.  If your school is not listed in the school drop down, email Sherry@NNVMath.org with your school name and city/state where it is located.

AWARDS:
The MAA provides awards for top placers.  Students who excel on either AMC10/12 will be invited to participate in the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME).  The AIME is scheduled for February 8th with an alternate date of February 16th.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
https://www.maa.org/math-competitions/amc-8

QUESTIONS:
Email Sherry@nnvmath.org.